Plan Your Derby City Weekend: October 12-14

Here are some great things to do around Louisville this weekend

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Garvin Gate Blues Festival

Garvin Gate Blues Festival

Friday: 6:30 p.m. – 11:15 p.m.
Saturday: 2 p.m. – 11:15 p.m.

Oak Street & Garvin Place

Enjoy a great lineup of blues performers in historic Old Lousiville. The festival will feature Blues For Youth, a children-focused program art will include a performance by “Sonic Bloom” from Bloom Elementary.

FREE

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Harvest Homecoming

Harvest Homecoming

October 6 – 14

Specific event times vary

Downtown New Albany

Parade, food, crafts, games and much more

Click here to read more about Harvest Homecoming from New Albany native Annie Moore

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The Sandlot at Slugger Field

The Sandlot at Slugger Field

Friday

7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Slugger Field

The ballpark transforms into an ultimate theater with the classic movie shown on the 1,300 sq. ft. HD video board.

Tickets: $3
Popcorn & soda: $5
Parking: Free

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Pink Prom

Friday

8 p.m.

Mellwood Arts Center

Live DJ set from T-Pain & acoustic performance from Logan Henderson
Pink carpet, dancing and more

21 & Up

Tickets: $40 – $90

Benefits Norton Cancer Institute

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Prince - Louisville Palace

4U - A Symphonic Celebration of Prince

Friday

Doors open at 7 p.m.
Show starts at 8 p.m.

Louisville Palace

Tribute concert that features a full symphony orchestra, a live band and vocalists. Questlove, and avid Prince fan, has helped curate the music and arrangements that will be played by the symphony.

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular will go on in 2020 as a drive-thru event.

Jack O'Lantern Spectacular

October 9 – November 4

Mon-Thurs: Dusk – 11 p.m.
Fri & Sat: Dusk – Midnight

Iroquois Park

More than 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins line the trails

Tickets: $10-$17

Click here for more info and interviews with the artists

Flea Off Market

Flea Off Market

Saturday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

1007 East Jefferson Street

Local vendors market, bar, food trucks, circus performance, craft beer and more

FREE

 

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Wine on the River at Waterfront Park

Wine on the River

Saturday

2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park

Sample wine from national and international vineyards

21 & up to enter

Tickets: $20-75

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Foxhollow Farm Fall Festival

Saturday

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Foxhollow Farm
Crestwood, Ky

Corn maze, hayrides, games, live entertainment, pick-your-own pumpkin patch and wildflower bouquet

Advance tickets: $7
At the door: $10
Free parking

Benefits Dare to Care Food Bank

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Bardstown Mainstreet Arts, Crafts and Antiques Fair

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Main Street
Bardstown

275+ artisans and craftsmen showcasing unique items – jewelry, pottery, metal art, woodworking, food, soaps, candles, clothing and more. There will also be entertainment and a kids area.

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Hilltop at iHeart Radio Chili Cookoff

Hilltop at iHeart Radio Chili Cookoff

Sunday

12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Hilltop Tavern
1800 Frankfort Avenue

30+ chili recipes for sampling – vote for your fave!
Yoga in the street (11 a.m.)
Flea on Frankfort – local craft booths
Live music from iHeart Radio
Craft beer & specialty cocktails

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The Goonies

The Goonies

Sunday

Doors: 1 p.m.
Show: 2 p.m.

Louisville Palace

Enjoy this classic movie on the big screen at one of Derby City’s most iconic venues. Haunted tours of the Palace before and after the show.

All ages

Tickets: $8

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